Biology 100 Chapter 4

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Biology 100 Chapter 4
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Integumentary System
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  1. cutaneo, dermo, dermato
    skin
  2. hidro
    sweat
  3. kerato
    horny tissue, hard
  4. onycho, unguo
    nail
  5. sebo
    sebum (oil)
  6. tricho
    hair
  7. auto
    self
  8. bio
    life
  9. conio
    dust
  10. crypto
    hidden
  11. hetero
    other
  12. myco
    fungus
  13. necro
    death (cells, body)
  14. pachyo
    thick
  15. rhytido
    wrinkles
  16. staphylo
    grapelike clusters
  17. strepto
    twisted chains
  18. xero
    dry
  19. epi
    on, upon, over
  20. intra
    within
  21. para
    beside
  22. per
    through
  23. sub
    under, below
  24. trans
    through, across, beyond
  25. -coccus
    berry-shaped
  26. -ectomy
    excision or surgical removal
  27. ia
    diseased or abnormal state
  28. -itis
    inflammation
  29. -malacia
    softening
  30. -opsy
    view of, viewing
  31. -phagia
    eating or swallowing
  32. -plasty
    surgical repair
  33. -rrhea
    flow, discharge
  34. -tome
    instrument used to cut
  35. dermatitus
    inflammation of the skin
  36. dermatofibroma
    fibrous tumor of the skin
  37. hidradenitis
    inflammation of a sweat gland
  38. onychomalacia
    softening of the nail
  39. onychomycosis
    abnormal condition of a fungus in the nail
  40. pachyderma
    thickening of the skin
  41. seborrhea
    discharge of sebum
  42. xeroderma
    dry skin
  43. abrasion
    scraping away of the skin by mechanical process or injury
  44. abscess
    localized collection of pus
  45. albanism
    lack of pigment in the skin, hair, and eyes
  46. contusion
    injury with no break in the skin
  47. fissure
    slit or cracklelike sore in the skin
  48. gangrene
    death of tissue caused by loss of blood supply followed by bacterial invasions
  49. herpes
    inflammatory skin disease caused by herpes virus characterized by small blisters in clusters.
  50. impetigo
    superficial skin infection characterized by pustules and caused by either staphylococci or streptococci
  51. laceration
    torn- ragged edged wound
  52. lesion
    any visable change in tissue resulting from injury or disease
  53. scabies
    skin infection cause by the itch mite
  54. scleroderma
    disease characterized by chronic hardning of connective tissues of the body
  55. tinea
    fungal infection of the skin
  56. uritcaria
    hives
  57. biopsy
    (bx) view of life
  58. dermatoautoplasty
    surgical repair using ones own skin
  59. dermatoplasty
    surgical repair of the skin
  60. onychectomy
    excision of a nail
  61. debridement
    removal of contaminated or dead tissue and foreign matter from an open wound
  62. dermatology
    study of the skin
  63. edidermal
    pertaining to upon the skin
  64. erythroderma
    red skin
  65. leukoderma
    white skin
  66. necrosis
    abnormal condition of death
  67. percutaneous
    pertaining to through the skin
  68. subcutaneous
    pertaining to under the skin
  69. adipose
    fat, fatty
  70. alopecia
    loss of hair
  71. diaphoresis
    profuse sweating
  72. edema
    puffy swelling of tissuefrom the accumilation of fluid
  73. jaundice
    a yellow tinge to the skin
  74. keloid
    overgrowth of scar tissue
  75. leukoplakia
    whit spots or patches on mucous membrane
  76. nevus
    malformation of the skin usually brown, black, or flesh colored
  77. pallor
    paleness
  78. pruritus
    severe itching
  79. ulcer
    eroded sore on the skin or mucous membrane
  80. verruca
    wart
  81. virus
    minute microorganism much smaller than bacterium
  82. bx
    biopsy
  83. I&D
    incision and drainage
  84. staph
    staphylococcus
  85. strept
    streptococcus
  86. subcut
    subcutaneous

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